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Persian Room

Object Number: 
2008.47.179
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5.4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with all over design of green and blue triangles. Front cover with white script PERSIAN ROOM. Interior solid aqua, with gold logo of The Plaza Hotel and white lettering THE PLAZA / NEW YORK.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group